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diabeticnoun [C]

uk   /ˌdaɪ.əˈbet.ɪk/ us   /ˌdaɪ.əˈbet̬.ɪk/
a person who has diabetes

diabeticadjective

uk   /ˌdaɪ.əˈbet.ɪk/ us   /ˌdaɪ.əˈbet̬.ɪk/
(Definition of diabetic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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diabeticnoun [C]

us   /ˌdɑɪ·əˈbet̬·ɪk/
a person who has diabetes
diabetic
adjective us   /ˌdɑɪ·əˈbet̬·ɪk/
a diabetic patient
(Definition of diabetic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “diabetic”
in Arabic مَريض بالسكّر…
in Korean 당뇨 환자…
in Portuguese diabético, -a…
in Catalan diabètic, -a…
in Japanese 糖尿病患者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 糖尿病患者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 糖尿病患者…
in Italian diabetico, -a…
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